State employees; option of converting accumulated sick leave into service credit under VRS. (SB838)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State employees not participating in Virginia Sickness and Disability Program; purchase of state service. Provides state employees who commenced employment or were rehired before January 1, 1999, and elected to not participate in the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program the option of converting accumulated sick leave into service credit under the Virginia Retirement System. Such option would be available from May 1, 2013, to June 30, 2013. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/09/13 13100821D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2013Impact statement from VRS (SB838)
01/22/2013Reported from Finance with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Read second time
01/24/2013Reading of amendments waived
01/24/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/24/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB838E
01/24/2013Printed as engrossed 13100821D-E
01/25/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2013Impact statement from VRS (SB838E)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2013Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
02/11/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/18/2013Left in Appropriations


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 3 minutes.